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CVE-2015-5038

CVE information

Published

6 years ago

Last Modified

6 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

CVSSv3.1 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

IBM Connections 3.x before 3.0.1.1 CR3, 4.0 before CR4, 4.5 before CR5, and 5.0 before CR3 does not properly detect recursion during XML entity expansion, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and application crash) via a crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references, a similar issue to CVE-2003-1564..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.8/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
None

CVSSv3.1 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.5/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Privileges Required
None
Impact Score
3.6/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
High
Integrity Impact
None
Scope
Unchanged
User Interaction
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:ibm:connections:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:ibm:connections:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:ibm:connections:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:ibm:connections:4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -